The Weekly Wrap – April 21, 2023

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Spring is in the Air

With warming temps and longer days, the Huntsville region is full of opportunities to explore, celebrate and simply enjoy this time of year. There is now so much going on, it is important to have a one-stop shop for all of the area happenings. For us at Move Digital, We Are Huntsville is ours. Check them out online and be sure to follow them on their socials for the most up-to-date information.




Business & Economy

Opened: Reading-based Penske Truck Leasing, an innovative transportation solutions provider, recently opened a state-of-the-art facility in Huntsville, Ala.

Read More: April 19, 2023

Economic Impact: A recent study conducted by the Center for Management & Economic Research at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) shows since its inception, HudsonAlpha has made a $4.2 billion impact on the Alabama economy, with nearly a billion of that coming over the last two years.

Read More: April 19, 2023

Construction: The City of Huntsville’s new $80M, seven-story City Hall Project is set to finish in mid-2024.

Read More: April 19, 2023

Development: Work on a $65 million Sky Bridge project that includes the construction of a suspension pedestrian bridge over Memorial Parkway will begin sometime next spring.

Read More: April 13, 2023


Closing: The Huntsville Hospital Fever & Flu Clinic on Governors Drive, which opened in March 2020 as a temporary COVID-19 testing site, will shut down on April 28.

Read More: WHNT April 19, 2023


Awarded: Aerojet Rocketdyne recently received a $67 million contract award from Lockheed Martin to provide propulsion systems for the Orion spacecraft that are planned to launch on Artemis missions VI-VIII.

Read More: Kentucky Today April 19, 2023


Travel Safety: Huntsville City’s Department of Urban & Long-Range Planning is developing Vision Zero Huntsville, which aims to eventually eliminate all traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

Read More: WHNT April 19, 2023

Culture & Entertainment

Panopoly: Arts Huntsville is seeking volunteers for Panopoly 2023. More information can be found here

Support: Boots to Business, an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the Small Business Administration, at Redstone Arsenal’s One Stop supports retiring soldiers in their next steps toward a business career. 

Read More: Redstone Rocket April 19, 2023


Competition: Students from Huntsville High School’s JROTC will compete in a space challenge competition for a chance at a National Championship.

Read More: WHNT April 18, 2023

Competition: NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge returns to Alabama, at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center this week with 48 competing teams and more than 500 students.

Read More: April 18, 2023


Huntsville attorney, Mark McDaniel is helping to lead the space initiative following his recent appointment as the Aerospace and Science Advisor for the 118th Congress.

Huntsville basketball coaching legend Ronnie Stapler retiring after 53 seasons

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